Local Events

December 2023


Carols by the Beach

The JRT Carols by the Beach will be celebrating 20 years on Sunday 10th December, Yeppoon Beachfront and features an evening of family fun, carols and Christmas variety entertainment.

The program is a jam-packed community showcase of Christmas entertainment and carols featuring entertainers, bands, singing groups, community choirs and dancers (beginning at 5pm).


The Attic Christmas Markets

Come down to the The Attic Espresso Bar on Saturday the 16th between 7am – 11am and browse the range of markets on display. A special guest from the North Pole will make an apperance from 8-11am for pictures.

May 2024

Sunday –  Saturday

Beef Week

With more beef, more tech, more trade, more education, more entertainment, and welcoming back international visitors for the first time since 2018, Beef2024 is shaping up to be beefier than ever.

Join us in the heart of Australia’s Beef Capital between the 5th and 11th of May as we bring together the best of the best in the industry for an unforgettable week-long celebration of the global beef community.

JULY 2024



There is a distance for everyone – run Central Queensland’s only Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km or the 1.6km Family fun run. No matter what fitness level, there’s an option for you!

Ideal running conditions and fast flat road surface makes our courses ideal for anyone chasing a personal best or someone just starting their running journey. Start on the beautiful Yeppoon main beach foreshore, renowned for its stunning sunrises and head out into peaceful green shrubland before you reach the turnaround point and make your way back into Yeppoon where the cheer squads and spectators will be waiting for you in the racing precinct. While you are passing through here be sure to take in the hustle and bustle of the main street, the Kraken and the peaceful ocean views. Once you’re in the finisher chute to collect your well-deserved medal and you can soak up that glorious finish line feeling and atmosphere.


Friday – Sunday


The 6th Annual Swim Around Keppel 2024 (SAK2024) will be held on Great Keppel Island on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 30th August to 1st September.

SAK2024 offers a few different swim categories to suit participants of all ages (12 years +) and swimming experience.


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